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iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Price, Holdings, & News

$75.49
+0.38 (+0.51%)
(As of 07/16/2024 ET)
Today's Range
$74.81
$75.51
50-Day Range
$72.27
$76.19
52-Week Range
$56.55
$70.84
Volume
6.51 million shs
Average Volume
N/A
Market Capitalization
$118.52 billion
Assets Under Management
$121.01 billion
Dividend Yield
3.14%
Net Expense Ratio
0.07%
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About iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (BATS:IEFA)

The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) is an exchange-traded fund that is based on the MSCI EAFE IMI index, a market-cap-weighted index of developed-market stocks in Europe, Australasia and the Far East, and excludes North America IEFA was launched on Oct 18, 2012 and is managed by BlackRock.

IEFA Stock Price History

IEFA ETF News Headlines

Obama’s DNC coup
As we approach the Democratic National Convention in August... many sense a Biden swap-out is looming. In fact, according to Tucker Carlson, in private even "Obama is telling people Biden can't win, and he is therefore in favor of an open convention."
Obama’s DNC coup
As we approach the Democratic National Convention in August... many sense a Biden swap-out is looming. In fact, according to Tucker Carlson, in private even "Obama is telling people Biden can't win, and he is therefore in favor of an open convention."
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Fund Details

Issuer
iShares
Fund Name
iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF
Tax Classification
Regulated Investment Company
Inception Date
10/18/2012
Fund Manager
Jennifer Hsui, Greg Savage, Paul Whitehead
Web
N/A
Phone
N/A

Fund Focus

Asset Class
Equity
Benchmark
MSCI EAFE IMI Index
Category
Broad Equity
Focus
Strategy
Development Level
Developed Markets
Region
Developed Markets
Number of Holdings
2769

Fund Statistics

Assets Under Management
$121.01 billion
Average Daily Volume
$7.31 million
Discount/Premium
0.17%

Administrator, Advisor and Custodian

Administrator
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Advisor
BlackRock Fund Advisors
Custodian
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Distributor
BlackRock Investments, LLC
Transfer Agent
State Street Bank and Trust Company
Trustee
N/A
Lead Market Maker
Jane Street

Options

Optionable
Optionable
Options Volume
21
Put Options
17
Call Options
4

Miscellaneous

Outstanding Shares
1,570,000,000
Beta
0.82
Creation Unit
200,000
Creation Fee
$15,000.00
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iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF Expenses

TypeIEFAStrategy ETFsEquity ETFsBATS ETFsAll ETFs
Management Fee0.07%0.46%0.54%0.56%0.51%
Other Expenses0.00%0.39%0.50%0.49%0.54%
Total Expense0.07%0.62%0.70%0.70%0.71%
Fee Waiver0.00%-0.42%-0.55%-0.37%-0.59%
Net Expense0.07%0.52%0.60%0.64%0.59%

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF (IEFA) Holdings & Exposure

Top 10 IEFA Holdings

  • Novo Nordisk A/S Class B
    Holding Weight: 2.37%
  • ASML Holding NV
    Holding Weight: 2.14%
  • BlackRock Cash Funds Treasury SL Agency
    Holding Weight: 1.59%
  • Nestle SA
    Holding Weight: 1.45%
  • AstraZeneca PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.26%
  • Shell PLC
    Holding Weight: 1.14%
  • Lvmh Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton SE
    Holding Weight: 1.11%
  • Toyota Motor Corp
    Holding Weight: 1.08%
  • Novartis AG Registered Shares
    Holding Weight: 1.07%
  • SAP SE
    Holding Weight: 1.03%

IEFA Sector Exposure

IEFA Industry Exposure

Should I Buy iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF Stock? IEFA Pros and Cons Explained

Pros

Here are some ways that investors could benefit from investing in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF:

  • The iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF provides exposure to a broad range of developed market equities outside of North America, offering diversification benefits to investors.
  • With a focus on large and mid-cap stocks in Europe, Australasia, and the Far East, this ETF can capture growth opportunities in these regions.
  • Investors can benefit from the ETF's low expense ratio, which helps in reducing the overall cost of investing in international equities.
  • Recent performance of the ETF has been strong, reflecting positive trends in the underlying markets and potentially providing attractive returns to investors.
  • Considering the current stock price of the iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF, it presents a compelling entry point for investors seeking exposure to international markets.

Cons

Investors should be bearish about investing in iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF for these reasons:

  • Market volatility in international equities can impact the performance of the ETF, leading to fluctuations in returns that may not align with investor expectations.
  • Currency risk associated with investing in non-U.S. markets can introduce additional uncertainty and potential losses to investors, especially during periods of currency fluctuations.
  • Geopolitical events and regulatory changes in the regions covered by the ETF can pose risks to investments, affecting the overall performance of the fund.
  • Investors should carefully consider the impact of foreign taxes on dividends and capital gains when investing in international ETFs like iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF.
  • While the ETF offers diversification benefits, it may not outperform during periods of strong performance in specific regions or sectors, potentially limiting overall returns for investors.
These pros and cons were generated based on recent news and financial data from MarketBeat in order to provide readers with the fastest and most accurate insights. They were last updated on Monday, June 24, 2024. Please send any questions or comments about these iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF pros and cons to contact@marketbeat.com.

IEFA ETF - Frequently Asked Questions

How have IEFA shares performed this year?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's stock was trading at $70.35 at the beginning of the year. Since then, IEFA stock has increased by 7.3% and is now trading at $75.49.
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Who are iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's major shareholders?

iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF's top institutional shareholders include Envestnet Portfolio Solutions Inc. (0.83%), Cliftonlarsonallen Wealth Advisors LLC (0.14%), First Hawaiian Bank (0.14%) and Wealth Enhancement Advisory Services LLC (0.12%).

How do I buy shares of iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF?

Shares of IEFA stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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What other stocks do shareholders of iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some other companies that iShares Core MSCI EAFE ETF investors own include Home Depot (HD), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ), AT&T (T), Walt Disney (DIS), iShares Core MSCI Emerging Markets ETF (IEMG), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (JPM) and Merck & Co., Inc. (MRK).

This page (BATS:IEFA) was last updated on 7/17/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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